News in brief: April 25

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News in brief: April 25
Bangalore, April 25: Here are the top news in brief for the day:

9:00 pm: Actor Inder Kumar arrested after being accused of rape by a Mumbai model

8:45 pm: Centre recommends dissolution of AP House, extension of President rule

8:00 pm: I welcome Manmohan Singh's brother Daljeet into BJP: Modi

7:45 pm: EC apologises for absence of names from voters' list in Mumbai

7:15 pm: I have checked with Wikileaks . There is no reference of any CIA briefing by me of any official secrets. So I am filing a defamation case: Subramanian Swamy on Twitter

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet blockquote" lang="en"><p>I have checked with Wikileaks . There is no reference of any CIA briefing by me of any official secrets. So I am filing a defamation case.</p>— Subramanian Swamy (@Swamy39) <a href="">April 25, 2014</a></blockquote> <script async src="//" charset="utf-8"></script>

7:00 pm: Congress drags Ramdev to the EC, to file a complaint against the yoga guru for his controversial comment against Rahul Gandhi

6:15 pm: Nagaland: Congress leaders allege rigging during LS polls

6:10 pm: PM Manmohan Singh to campaign in Telangana on Saturday

5.25 pm: A massive fire breaks out at an oil refinery in Kanpur. Fire brigades have rushed to the spot.

5.15 pm: Modi addresses rally in Ludhiana in Punjab.

5:00 pm: US official says MH370 search likely to last for years

4.35 pm: EC lets off SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav with a warning.

4.10 pm: Baba Ramdev caught in a controversy, says Rahul Gandhi goes to Dalit homes for picnic and honeymoon.

3.55 pm: Narendra Modi addresses rally in Hoshiarpur in Punjab.

3.30 pm: Google+ chief Vivek Gundotra quits.

3.24 pm: Priyanka Gandhi pitches in for Sonia Gandhi, addresses a rally in Rae Bareli.

3.22pm: Enforcement directorate files chargesheet in the 2 G scam. A Raja, Kanimozhi named in the chargesheet.

2.38 pm: Cabinet to meet today to discuss dissolution of Andhra Assembly and holding President's Rule in Andhra Pradesh.

2.17 pm: Baba Ramdev hits out at Congress, says the party is desperate and is sensing a defeat.

2.11 pm: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addresses rally in Pathankot, Punjab.

1.10 pm: Australian aeroplane reportedly hijacked. It lands in Bali in suspected hijack attempt. Reports said a passenger tried to enter the cockpit of the plane. Later, plane officials confirmed the passenger was drunk and it was not a hijacking incident.

12.50 pm: BJP hits out at Congress over its minority pitch, says it is the worst case of communal politics.

12.40 pm: Congress to complain over Baba Ramdev's yoga camp in Lucknow.

12.03 pm: Priyanka Gandhi addresses a crowd in Rae Bareli, campaigns for Sonia Gandhi.

11.54 am: BSP chief Mayawati takes on BJP's prime ministerial candidate, says BJP using media to create a wave around its "Number One".

11.41 am: Ceasefire violation at the Line of Control near Kerni Village in Poonch, J&K; firing on since last few hours.

11.20 am: Subramanian Swamy writes to President calling for a stay in the appointment of the next Army chief.

11.04 am: Congress reiterates its stand on 4.5% quotas for backward Muslims in OBC reservations.

10.51 am: Rajiv Gandhi killers to stay in jail for now, Supreme Court refers case to constitutional bench

10.15 am: Priyanka Gandhi to campaign for Sonia Gandhi in Rae Bareli.

9.50 am: Former telecom minister A Raja defends himself on charges of 2G scam, says won't be made into a scape goat.

9.03 am: BJP leader Uma Bharti hits out at Robert Vadra, says Robert Vadra a thief, will be punished irrespective of his ties with the Gandhis.

8.55 am: Despite EC notice Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma again made derogatory comments against BJP's PM nominee Narendra Mod.

8.45 am: Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh gets bail in a case filed against him at Patna airport.

8.33 am: 2G: Enforcement Directorate to file chargesheet in Delhi today.

7.55 am:
Kabul guard kills three Americans.

7.53 am: Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh seeks bail.

7.50 am: MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan feels the NDA will get 300-plus seats in the ongoing Lok Sabha election.

7.45 am:
Terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir during polling on Thursday.

7.44 am: Eight election officials killed in poll violence in Jharkhand during the sixth phase.

7.43 am: Supreme Court orders special audit of Shree Padmanabha Temple. It has sought the audit under the supervision of former CAG Vinod Rai.

7.41 am: Supreme Court to deliver verdict on the premature release of Rajiv Gandhi's assassins.

7.40 am:
Russian President Vladimir Putin warns Ukraine for using troops against its own people. [Read more...]

7.18 am: BJP candidate accuses AIADMK of rigging in Chennai South constituency [Read more...]

7.17 am: Two more MERS coronavirus deaths reported in Saudi Arabia: IANS

7.16 am: Sri Lanka offers India assistance to probe kidney racket: IANS

7.15 am: Narendra Modi slams Congress in Vadodara rally.

7.10 am: High turnout recorded in the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha election 2014. West Bengal and Pondicherry record 82% turnout while Tamil Nadu records 73% turnout. The figures in other states are Bihar (60%), Rajasthan (60%), UP (60%) and Jharkhand (63%).

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